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Computer Skills Center

Brought to you by the NJ State Library, this database has introductory courses in how to use your computer. From learning the basics, to finding information on popular software and websites, Computer Skills Center has you covered.


To Get Started: 

Select the course you'd like to take, and click "Sign In or Register to Begin." 



EBSCOhost is an intuitive online research platform used by thousands of institutions and millions of users worldwide. With quality databases and search features, EBSCOhost helps researchers of all kinds find the information they need fast.


To Get Started: 

Click the link, select EbscoHost at the bottom, choose the databases you'd like to search, enter a search term. 


Hoopla Digital

Hoopla is a digital media service that's free to use with your public library card. You can borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows with no waiting, and watch them on phones, tablets or TVs. With hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, it's like having your public library at your fingertips!


To Get Started: 

Click the link, click the blue "Get Started Today," button, put in your email address and choose a password, search for your library, add your library card number, and click sign up. 


Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world's best films, including award winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, world cinema, and an extensive Kanopy Kids collection. Carlstadt Library card holders receive five play credits per month, with each play allowing 72 hours of unlimited access to the selected film. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device ore platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, or Chromecast.  Carlstadt patrons can view five titles per month.



JerseyClicks is New Jersey's statewide portal for databases. JerseyClicks databases cover such subjects as health, history, business, education, science, current events, literature, and popular fiction.


To Get Started: 

Click the link, select your database, enter a search term. 



Meet Libby by Overdrive! Borrow thousands of e-books and audiobooks for free on your phone or device


To Get Started: 

Download Libby from iTunes

Download Libby from Google Play

Download Libby from Microsoft 



OverDrive is a free service offered by your library that lets you borrow digital content (like e-books and audiobooks) anytime, anywhere. Overdrive can be used to deliver content to e-readers and other devices, or it can be used in browser. 


To Get Started: 

Click the link, sign in with your Library Card number.


RB Digital

RB Digital is an online newsstand- you can check out over 250 magazines on your computer, e-reader, phone or other device. Best of all, there are no check out limits, no returns, and no holds!


To Get Started: 

Click the link, click "Create an Account," sign up with your Library Card Number, fill the form out.


Rosetta Stone

The best way to learn a language is to surround yourself with it, so the Rosetta Stone Dynamic Immersion® method does just that. You won't be memorizing a long list of vocabulary. You'll be seeing, hearing, speaking, reading, and writing in your new language while learning new words and phrases based on real-world context.


To Get Started: 

Click the link, enter your Library Card number, click "Rosetta Stone," and choose a username, password, and language to learn. 


Explore the amazing history of you. HeritageQuest Online delivers a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources, including the U.S. Federal Census from 1790-1940, Revolutionary War Records, U.S. Freedman's Bank Records, and City Directories.

To Get Started:

Click the link, enter your library barcode number.

Job and Career Accelerator

Create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, and prepare for related exams. Access millions of job listings.


Perfect for fiction lovers, NoveList offers lists of award-winning books, book discussion guides, book talk guides, recommended reads, and more.  NoveList answers the question: What should I read next?

NoveList K-8

NoveList K-8 offers reading lists, award-winning titles, series coverage, and the ability to search for books by reading level.  NoveList K-8 is the resource for young readers to turn to when looking for the next book to read.


ReferenceUSA is the leading source for business and residential data in the United States. ReferenceUSA helps users search for jobs, locate specific people, and research U.S. businesses and healthcare providers.

To Get Started:

Scroll to the bottom of the page to personal accounts. Log on with an existing account or select register to create a new account. It may ask you to show your location.  This is for "geolocation authentication."  The database will be made available to any IP address coming from NJ, without having to enter your library card number.  Please allow.  You will have to accept the terms and conditions to continue.Please allow pop ups-this is to allow access.

Gale Presents: Udemy

Learn something new today and stay competitive in the workplace. Take a free online course to keep your job skills up to date or explore a personal interest. Choose from 4,000+

on-demand video courses with world-class instructors.

Access with your Carlstadt library card number.

Gale Testing and Education Reference Center

Gale Testing and Education Reference Center provides the tools you need to achieve educational and professional success. Access, full length, timed practice exams and online books for AP, ACT, SAT, PSAT, GED, ASVAB, civil service exams, citizenship tests and more. Explore articles on tips for applying, paying and preparing for college. Explore career modules covering searching for jobs, preparing resumes and cover letters, interviewing and more.

Gale Academic OneFile

Easily search over 17,000 publications from scholarly journals and other authoritative sources. Access articles from Nature,

The Economist, The New York Times and thousands of podcasts and transcripts from NPR and CNN as well as videos from BBC Worldwide Learning. 

Biography and Genealogy and Master Index

Biography and Genealogy Master Index helps you identify where to find biographical information. You will find millions of 

citations covering individuals both living and deceased, from every field of activity and from all areas of the world.

Gale Business Insights: Global

Gale Business Insights: Global delivers comprehensive business intelligence, including detailed company and industry profiles, financial reports, case studies and business news. 

Gale Books and Authors

Find your next great read! With fun ways to browse, read-alikes, reviews, award winners, and themed booklists, this resource answers the age-old question, "What do I read next?"

Gale Literature: Book Review Index

Gale Literature: Book Review Index includes more than

5.6 million book reviews. Conduct research in numerous disciplines, including literature, history, education, philosophy, and more. 

Gale Literature: Contemporary Authors

Discover complete biographical and bibliographical information on more than 160,000 U.S. and international authors. 

Gale OneFile: Contemporary Women's Issues

Gale OneFile: Contemporary Women's Issues offers coverage of issues that influence women's lives throughout the globe. Discover timely and historically relevant content on topics including civil rights, health, education, professional development and entrepreneurship.

Gale In Context: Environmental Studies

Gale In Context: Environmental Studies focuses on the physical and social aspects of environmental issues, empowering learners to critically analyze and understand important topics that affect people around the world. 

Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine

Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine is a comprehensive resource for up-to-date information on a complete range of healthcare topics. 

Gale: Health and Wellness

Gale: Health and Wellness offers thousands of full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia and more. This comprehensive health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of

health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices and more. 

Gale OneFile: Informe Académico

Gale OneFile: Informe Académico provides a wide range of

full-text Spanish and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America, allowing researchers to analyze topics and conduct research in Spanish. 

Gale OneFile: Business

Gale OneFile: Business provides full-text coverage of all business disciplines including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management, and strategy, as well as business theory and practice. Understand the activities of companies and industries worldwide through nearly 4,000 leading business and trade publications, updated daily. 

Gale General OneFile

Gale General OneFile provides access to magazines, news articles, academic journals, images and video to support everyday research. A broad range of perspectives on timely topics can be explored with The New York Times, The Financial Times, Christian Science Monitor, The Washington Post, and USA Today. The research experience is enriched with video and audio from BBC, National Public Radio and other reliable resources. 

Gale Literature: LitFinder

Gale Literature: LitFinder provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and provides more than 130,000 full-text poems and 650,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. The database also includes secondary materials like biographies, images and more. 

Gale OneFile: LegalTrac

Gale OneFile: LegalTrac provides indexing for law reviews, legal newspapers, specialty publications, Bar Association journals, and international legal journals. The American Association of Law Libraries endorses LegalTrac, and its special advisory committee selects, reviews and enhances the content of this resource. 

Gale OneFile: Nursing and Allied Health

Gale OneFile: Nursing and Allied Health includes full-text titles to support specialist care, treatment and patient management. Updated daily, this resource will help nursing professionals already working in the field, as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum. 

Gale OneFile: Entrepreneurship

Gale OneFile: Entrepreneurship is updated daily and provides insights, tips, strategies and success stories. Users find more than 500 full-text periodicals including: Beverage Industry, Black Enterprise, The Economist, Entrepreneurship:

Theory and Practice, HR Magazine, Real Estate Weekly, Restaurant Business and more.

Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference Complete

Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference Complete is a great resource for a variety of educators-from teachers to administrators to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level. It covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational speciality, such as technology, bilingual education, health education and testing. 

Gale OneFile: News

Gale OneFile: News provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio, TV broadcasts and transcripts. 

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